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Young Women Pose at the Lewis and Clark Festival - Seaside, Oregon

Photograph of five young women in bathing suits sitting on the ground and posing next to a sign advertising the Lewis and Clark Festival in Seaside, Oregon. This photograph was published in the Oregonian newspaper on June 4, 1949. The women are (left to right): Rosetta Clark, Maureen Luthe, Nancy Woodcock, Lynn Luthe, and Alene Sanders. Each is a candidate for the title of Miss Seaside at the festival. A label taped to the bottom of the print reads, "Lewis & Clark Festival, Seaside, Oregon." Stamp on the back of the print reads, "May be used for reprint or publication if credit given - Montag Film Shop - Seaside, Ore."

Montag Film Shop (Seaside, Or.)

Wreck of Northern Pacific Railway Freight Train

Photograph of a man looking at a wrecked car of a derailed Northern Pacific freight train. Behind him, another railroad car is derailed. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "NP Freight - wreck just west Snake River: Engr Reiber was killed." Stamp on back of print reads, "This picture view printed by MARCELL. 512 Main St., Vancouver, Wn."

Willem Van Hoogstraten and train conductor on an observation deck

A photograph of five people gathered on the observation deck of a passenger train car. One of the men wears a conductor's uniform. The man at the center wearing a suit is identified as Willem Van Hoogstraten. There are also three women wearing fur coats. A group of people wave from the train platform. Signs on the railing of the train car read, "North Coast Limited," and, "Great Northern Empire Builder." A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "On observation deck, next to conductor: Willem Van Hoogstraaten (sic.), conductor, Portland Symphony Society. Photo - 1929."

Waterfalls near Deschutes River

A railroad track runs alongside a river, likely the Deschutes River. To the left, several waterfalls run down the side of a canyon. Handwriting on back reads, "Oak Springs, Deschutes River." Stamp for Kiser Photo Co. on front of print.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Waterfall

Photograph of a wide waterfall on a river, likely in Central Oregon. Embossment on the lower right indicates a 1909 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

Washing an SP&S Locomotive

Photograph of 2 men standing at a water pump station as water shoots out of various pipes onto an SP&S locomotive. One man holds onto a lever that controls the water pressure, while the other man looks on. Water comes out of 5 different pipes at various heights.

Viewing Celilo Falls, Columbia River

Photograph of a Native American person standing on a rock overlooking Celilo Falls on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Large rapids flow past the rock and there is a cloud of mist above the water. The person wears a hat and their back is turned to the camera as they face the river. Taken looking towards the mountains on the Washington side of the river. Stamp at the bottom of the print indicates a 1907 copyright notice for Benjamin A. Gifford. Stamp on the back reads, "Photo Copyright R.I. Gifford."

Gifford, Benjamin A.

View of the Columbia River and Mount Hood

Photograph showing a view of Mount Hood across the Columbia River. Taken from the Washington side of the river and looking south toward Oregon. The sun shines down on Mount Hood. There is an island in the river in the foreground. Stamp on the front of the print indicates a copyright by Kiser Photo Co., for a date between 1900-1909. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Columbia River and Mt. Hood, Oregon."

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Mount Hood from a Snowy Clearing

Photograph of five people in a snowy clearing with a view of Mount Hood behind them. Two people talk in the right foreground while 2 others carry their skis and walk through the snow away from the camera. A 5th person appears to be cross country skiing in the background. Stamp on the back for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

View of Mount Hood Across the Columbia River

Photograph of a view of Mount Hood across of the Columbia River. Taken from the area around White Salmon and Underwood on the Washington side of the river, looking south toward Hood River, Oregon and the mountain in the background. There are trees on a steep embankment in the foreground. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Mt. Hood & Columbia River from White Salmon - Underwood, Wash. SP&S Ry."

View of Mount Hood

Photograph of a landscape dotted with farms and trees and a view of Mount Hood in the distance. Stamp on the back of the print indicates a 1912 copyright notice by Kiser Photo Co. for SP&S Railway.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Lower Columbia River near Westport, Oregon

Photograph showing a view of the Columbia River near Westport, Oregon in Clatsop County. Taken from a nearby hillside, looking east, the river stretches into the distance. There are islands and peninsulas in the river. A long pier and an industrial building are visible in the distance on the bank of the river. Stamp on the back for Kiser's Studio.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

View of Lost Lake and Mount Hood

Photograph showing a view of Lost Lake in the foreground and Mount Hood in the background. Two people fish on a rowboat in Lost Lake. Stamp on the bottom of the print indicates an 1899 copyright by Benj. A. Gifford. Typed writing on the back reads, "Mt. Hood and Lost Lake."

Gifford, Benjamin A.

View of Hood River and White Salmon on the Columbia River

Photograph showing a view of Hood River, Oregon on the south side of the Columbia River and White Salmon, Washington on the north side of the river. Taken from a hillside above Hood River and looking east up the Columbia River Gorge. The Hood River Bridge crosses the Columbia River. Typed writing on the back of the print reads, "Looking down Columbia River Canyon - Hood River & White Salmon, Wash. - SP&S Ry." Stamp on the back for Angelus Commercial Studio.

Angelus Commercial Studio (Portland, Or.)

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. On the left, passengers walk down a ramp to the train. On the right, passengers stand outside beside the train. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A large crowd of passengers exit the train and walk toward a ramp in the distance. The mountains of the Columbia River Gorge are in the background. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A large crowd of passengers wait outside the train. A government automobile is parked in a dirt lot in the foreground. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. A man stands on the back of an observation car at the end of the train. The mountains of the Columbia River Gorge are in the background. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945."

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train, North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of SP&S United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from the United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, Washington

Photograph of a crowd of people walking up a ramp next to an SP&S train at a train station. The train has at least 2 Pullman cars, visible on the right. Typed writing on the back of the print reads, "File 87-80. United Nations Victory Special Train at North Bonneville Station, SP&S Railway Company, June 29, 1945. Train carried over 200 delegates enroute home from United Nations Conference held San Francisco April 25 to June 26, 1945." Stamp on the back for Les T. Ordeman Photography.

Ordeman, Les T. (Leslie Thomas), 1906-1991

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